Québec, fishing is more than simply a leisure
activity or sport—it’s a way of life, a culture
that has been passed on from generation to generation
since time immemorial. It’s a way of reconnecting
with nature and escaping the hectic pace of daily
life. But on a territory as vast as Québec, how
can one talk about fishing when there is such
a wide variety of ways and places to do it? Imagine
the peaceful solitude of fishing for brook trout
at sunrise on any one of Québec’s tens of thousands
of lakes, with a loon as your lone companion.
You can also fish in the winter, in little cabins
on the ice; in autumn, on the raging currents
of any number of rivers emptying into the St.
Lawrence; in the summer, on veritable interior
oceans or magnificent little lakes; in the spring,
as the ice begins to break.
challenge frames every fishing experience in Québec,
set against a breathtaking array of landscapes,
depending on whether you’re coveting arctic char,
ouananiche (freshwater salmon), lake trout, sea
trout, rainbow trout, pike perch (sauger), Northern
pike, muskellunge, whitefish, Atlantic salmon
or any one of dozens of other species that populate
the lakes, rivers and marine environments of Québec.
to Québec’s outstanding outfitters, you can easily
make your dream of a fishing paradise come true.
These veritable forest inns offer anglers quality
lodging, from the most luxurious accommodation
to the most rustic, in addition to various packages
that can include meals, transportation by float
plane, guide, boat, all-terrain vehicles, as well
as the preparation, storage and shipping of your
stay at one of Québec’s 400 outfitters, in one
of 21 wildlife reserves or 62 ZECs (controlled
harvesting zones) for hunting and fishing, can
also be a family affair—with a wide range of leisure
or nature interpretation activities to choose
from. There’s something for everyone! (source-Quebec